People

Attorney General Sessions orders creation of Cyber-Digital Task Force

Attorney General Sessions orders creation of Cyber-Digital Task Force US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a new Cybersecurity Task Force to "canvass the many ways that the Department is combatting the global cyber threat". US officials previously assessed that social media activities attributed to Russian internet trolls occurred in tandem with offensive hacking operations that targeted 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as part... [Full Article...]

South Arkansas under "enhanced risk" for storms on Saturday

South Arkansas under While a quick isolated spin-up tornado can not be ruled out, the best threat for that activity is for far western Kentucky. "The combination of additional moderate to heavy rainfall rates and near or completely saturated grounds will result in continued rapid runoff which will lead to both localized flash flooding and continued main-stem river flooding within the watch area", according to NWS. [Full Article...]

England's Ben Stokes likely to play 1st ODI against New Zealand

England's Ben Stokes likely to play 1st ODI against New Zealand Stokes was unavailable until he was able to confirm his not guilty plea to a charge of affray at Bristol Magistrates Court earlier this month, and was duly cleared to travel out to join his teammates in New Zealand . "You can win a lot of games certainly with the bat, but restricting how many you chase down or controlling a game with the ball is so powerful". Adaptability is set to be a watch w... [Full Article...]

NRA under fire as corporate companies sever ties

NRA under fire as corporate companies sever ties The bank had previously advertised the "Official Credit Card of the NRA", according to the Omaha World-Herald - a Visa card with 5 percent back on gas and sporting good purchases. It's imperative to vote out the many Florida politicians - no matter their political affiliation - who kowtow to the gun lobby and replace them with people who value the rights of children to live out their lives over ... [Full Article...]

Giant Sloth Fossils, Mayan Relics Discovered in World's Largest Flooded Cave

Giant Sloth Fossils, Mayan Relics Discovered in World's Largest Flooded Cave They have been exploring the artefacts left in the caves over the millennia, in a project sponsored by Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Following the preliminary research was done in less than a month, the scientists and researchers have found enthralling evidence, relics of the late Mayan civilization that suggest the end of the world by 2012. [Full Article...]

Delta, United end discounted rate for NRA members

Delta, United end discounted rate for NRA members Friday Delta defended its program saying its contract with the NRA was a matter of routine and in fact, the airline offers a couple of thousand such deals with other corporate partners. "If other companies continue to (cut ties) it can start to have an adverse public relations effect", Spitzer said. -Hertz. Like Enterprise, vehicle rental company Hertz also ended discounts to NRA members. [Full Article...]

Fourth British tourist dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Fourth British tourist dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash Three of Udall's friends died. Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillon Airways EC-130 when it crashed into the Arizona landmark. British tourist Jonathan Udall was on honeymoon with his wife , Ellie Milward, when the chopper they were riding in crashed near Quartermaster Canyon, about 60 miles west of Peach Springs, Ariz., on February 10. [Full Article...]

Syahrin chosen as Malaysia's first MotoGP rider

Syahrin chosen as Malaysia's first MotoGP rider In a statement released on Thursday, Tech 3 - which made its premier-class debut in 2001 and has been with Yamaha ever since - did not specify which bikes it will run going forward, but confirmed it has already received an offer it "couldn't say no" to. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump presses for 'maximum pressure' on North

Ivanka Trump presses for 'maximum pressure' on North Ivanka Trump told South Korea's president on Friday that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. and North Korean officials have yet to make direct contact. She has some popularity in Asia, and the perception of her as a smoother player in her father's administration - and, not inconsequentially, a younger one as w... [Full Article...]

International Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases

International Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases This ban, in place since 2006, applies worldwide and at all times, including in locations where prostitution is legal, as the ICRC believes that staff paying for sex is incompatible with the values and mission of the organisation". "The staff member was dismissed without a reference and contracts of associates were terminated", the statement said. Since then, Haiti has suspended Oxfam GB from op... [Full Article...]

Democratic memo: Here are the key points in Schiff's document

Democratic memo: Here are the key points in Schiff's document President Donald Trump had argued that making the Democrats' memo available to the public would reveal intelligence gathering sources and methods. "FBI and DOJ officials did not "abuse" the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) process, omit material information, or subvert this vital tool to spy on the Trump campaign", the Democratic memo asserts. [Full Article...]

Trump delivers speech to Conservative Political Action Conference

Trump delivers speech to Conservative Political Action Conference But as he read in a monotone, the president suddenly caught his own image on a giant video monitor. He then turned around and patted his hair down, before saying: "I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks". Joining the brigade, the US President took it upon himself to poke fun at his hair and stole the show. Trump blamed ailing Republican Senator John McCain for impeding efforts to ... [Full Article...]

3 rental auto companies cancel discounts for NRA members

3 rental auto companies cancel discounts for NRA members For more than a decade, the First National Bank of Omaha - one of the nation's largest privately owned banks - had issued what its ads described as the "Official Credit Card of the NRA", according to the Omaha World-Herald . The NRA also did not make a statement regarding companies distancing themselves from the organization. Separately, insurance company Chubb Limited said Friday that it... [Full Article...]

FL shooting father: 'I was on a mission' at Trump meeting

FL shooting father: 'I was on a mission' at Trump meeting Students from Florida State University and Florida A&M University marched from their campuses to join the crowd of thousands in support of the high school student activists. Neighbor Nelson Sandy said he saw Peterson leave his house around 3 p.m., driving his work vehicle and accompanied by at least two Palm Beach Sheriff's Office deputies driving their work vehicles. [Full Article...]

Newly-wed Groom dies after a Wedding Gift explodes; Groom's Grandmother also dies

Newly-wed Groom dies after a Wedding Gift explodes; Groom's Grandmother also dies Balangir ( Odisha ), Feb 24 ( ANI): In a shocking incident, a wedding gift received by a couple exploded in which the groom Killed and it injured two other persons in Odisha's Balangir. The man's wife was critically injured in the blast on Friday in the eastern state of Odisha, police said. They are looking into who handed it to them at the ceremony, and what kind of explosive was used. [Full Article...]

After Nirav Modi, Delhi Jeweller Accused Of Rs 390 Crore Bank Fraud

After Nirav Modi, Delhi Jeweller Accused Of Rs 390 Crore Bank Fraud In a bid to recover the dues, the bank had also approached the buyers, including Devi Jewells, Mannat FZE and PlatDiam International, but without any success. As it turned out, the accused "exporters" were using the credit facility for discounting of bills under the LoCs established by various financial institutions. [Full Article...]

Temperatures to plummet as cold snap from Siberia to hit London

Temperatures to plummet as cold snap from Siberia to hit London It's down to a rare North Pole phenomenon called "sudden stratospheric warming". The Met Office said initial patchy cloud would soon disperse leading to a clear but cold day, with a brisk southeasterly wind, which produce a noticeable windchill. [Full Article...]

Barnaby Joyce and partner Vikki Campion break silence

Barnaby Joyce and partner Vikki Campion break silence Joyce himself has been attempting to downplay his latest bout with scandal, lashing out at the Prime Minister - at one point calling him " inept " - and asserting that his affair, and now pregnancy, with Campion is " between me and my God ", has turned into a " morality discussion ", and is anxious that their unborn child will now be viewed as " somehow less worthy than other children ", which is ... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump, US charmer-in-chief, touches down in South Korea

Ivanka Trump, US charmer-in-chief, touches down in South Korea For the opening, Kim Jong Un sent his sister, Kim Yo Jong, who was instantly dubbed by the local press "the Ivanka Trump of North Korea " because of her family connections and PR efforts. The White House has emphasized that the objective of her visit is to celebrate the achievements of the athletes, noting that she is a winter sports enthusiast herself. [Full Article...]

Premier Pallister's Statement on Tina Fontaine

Premier Pallister's Statement on Tina Fontaine The jury has already heard that Tina was raised by her great-aunt on the Sagkeeng First Nation, 120 kilometres north of Winnipeg, but went to the city to visit her mother. Several people camped out on the front lawn of the Legislative Building Thursday night, hoping to spark change in the treatment of Indigenous people. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427  Next »